Persian Sufi Poetry: An Introduction to the Mystical Use of Classical Persian Poems

1st Edition

J. T. P. de Bruijn

Routledge
Published April 18, 1997
Reference - 150 Pages
ISBN 9780700703128 - CAT# RU29749
Series: Routledge Sufi Series

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Summary

Focuses on the poems rather than on their authors. Surveys the development of Persian mystical poetry, dealing first with the relation between Sufism and literature and then with the four main genres of the tradition: the epigram, the homiletic poem, love poetry and symbolic narrative.

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